CalendarPast Events

  • Melted and mirrored lead crystal pitchers.
    Jul 18 2018
    12:00 pm to 12:30 pm

    JUL 18 Gallery Talk: Heavy Metal

    No Reservations Required. NMWA Associate Curator Virginia Treanor leads this 30-minute thematic gallery talk.
  • A young Recy Taylor wearing a gingham shirt and black hat.
    Jul 16 2018
    7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

    Film: The Rape of Recy Taylor

    Reservations Required. As part of the 2018 March on Washington Film Festival, join us for an evening highlighting women in the civil rights movement.
  • Top of a brass-colored tin of hair care product with an image of a woman. The label reads "Madam C.J. Walker's Wonderful Hair Grower.
    Jul 13 2018
    7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

    Film: Two Dollars and a Dream

    Reservations Required. As part of the 2018 March on Washington Film Festival, enjoy an evening highlighting civil rights and entrepreneurship.
  • Photo of a still life with a glass of sherry, plate of cake, and a bunch of grapes.
    Jul 11 2018
    12:00 pm to 12:30 pm

    JUL 11 Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler

    No Reservations Required. NMWA Associate Curator Virginia Treanor leads this 30-minute thematic gallery talk.
  • 2017 ABC Teacher Institute participant assembling a tunnel book
    Jul 09 2018 to Jul 13 2018
    9:00 am to 4:00 pm

    2018 ABC Teacher Institute

    Participate in the 2018 ABC Teacher Institute, a free intensive professional development opportunity.
  • Portrait of a young woman wearing a yellow dress and colorful hair wrap
    Jul 01 2018
    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

    Tour: Fierce Women

    No Reservations Required, but space is limited. Attend a free drop-in tour celebrating the “fierce women” who blazed trails as artists, activists, and innovators.
  • Jul 01 2018
    12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

    Free Community Day: July

    No Reservations Required. The first Sunday of the month is Community Day at NMWA—enjoy free admission to the museum all day!
  • Composite painting of portraits of artists Harmony Hammond, Joyce Kozloff (sitting with her son Nikolas), Marty Pottenger, artist Louise Bourgeois, Miriam Schapiro, critic Lucy Lippard, and artist Sarah Charlesworth.
    Jun 27 2018
    12:00 pm to 12:30 pm

    JUN 27 Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler

    Free. No Reservations Required. NMWA Digital Editorial Associate Emily Haight leads this 30-minute thematic gallery talk.
  • Football-shaped handbag with red body and silver handle, made of stainless steel
    Jun 27 2018
    10:00 am to 5:00 pm

    Pop Up: Metal Makers

    No Reservations Required. In celebration of the special exhibition “Heavy Metal,” shop metal home décor and accessories in the museum’s Great Hall.
  • A woman is shown in profile with a large metal ornament resembling sea coral resting on her shoulder.
    Jun 27 2018
    9:00 am to 2:00 pm

    Member Preview Day: Heavy Metal—Women to Watch 2018

    No Reservations Required. Are you a NMWA member? Be the first to explore our exciting new exhibition, “Heavy Metal—Women to Watch 2018,” during Member Day.
National Museum of Women in the Arts